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May 25, 1906 



INDIA. 



Report from Calcutta — Transactions of Service- 
smallpox. 



■ Cholera, plague, and 



Acting Assistant Surgeon Eakins reports, April 26, as follows: 

Week ended April 21, 1906. Bill of health issued to the steamship 
Swazi, bound for Boston and New York, with a total crew of 65. The 
usual precautions were taken, holds fumigated, rat guards placed on 
wharf lines, and lascars' effects disinfected. 

Week ended April 14, 1906, 48 deaths from cholera, 260 from plague, 
and 206 from smallpox. 

In Bengal during the week ended April 7, 1906,4,908 cases and 4,230 
deaths from plague; week ended April 14, 1906, 3,357 cases and 3,196 
deaths from plague. 

ITALY. 

Report from Naples — Inspection of vessels — Rejection of emigrants 
recommended — Smallpox in Italy. 

Passed Assistant Surgeon McLaughlin reports, May 7, as follows: 
Week ended May 7, 1906. Vessels inspected at Naples, Messina, 
and Palermo. 

NAPLES. 



Date. 



Name of ship. 



Destination. 



Steerage 
passengers 
inspected 
and passed. 



Pieces of 
large bag- 
gage in- 
spected 
and passed. 



Pieces of 
baggage 
disin- 
fected. 



Apr. 29 
30 

May 2 



Bulgaria 

Italia 

Canopic 

Madonna 

Konigin Luise. 



New York . 

do 

Boston 

New York . 
do 



2,439 
1,360 
1,424 

1,561 
1,336 



230 
95 
200 
220 
130 



3,850 
1,250 
1,950 
1,780 
1,300 



PALERMO. 



May 1 



Italia New York 



414 I 



578 



168 



Rejections recommended. 
NAPLES. 



Date. 


Name of ship. 


Tra- 
choma. 


Favus. 


Suspected 
trachoma. 


Suspected 
favus. 


Other 
causes. 


Total. 


Apr. 29 

30 




39 
29 
20 
16 
13 


8 
2 
2 
9 
2 


27 
34 
16 

18 
16 


11 
10 
10 
16 

15 


21 
7 
9 
3 
7 


106 




82 






57 


3 




62 


4 




53 




Total 






117 


23 


111 


62 


47 


360 









PALERMO. 



May 1 Italia . 



31 




40 













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